What is candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Atacand Plus Atacand HCT Hytacand


Candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide is a combination drug that contains the anti-hypertensive agent, candesartan and the diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide. It is used for the treatment of hypertension. It is not used as an initial therapy for hypertension.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide

Dosage Patients
32 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide


Currently taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 2
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Candesartan (Atacand) 2
Benazepril (Lotensin) 1
Bisoprolol (Concor Cor) 1
Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril (San Lisinopril-HCTZ) 1

Patients stopped taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Bisoprolol (Concor Cor) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide.